Trading as CS Landscape Services since 2001, CS North East Ltd has grown year after year with the ambition of becoming one of the north east's leading grounds maintenance and soft landscaping companies.
Our clients vary from regional development agencies and local authorities through to small housing associations and private householders.
We are always looking for new clients to work with on both direct and sub contract bases so if you are looking for a new landscape contractor feel free to contact us for a free no obligation quotation.
Vacancy short description: A Fantastic opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to join the team at CS Landscaping, whilst working towards gaining their qualification at Level 2 in Horticulture.
Vacancy full description: During this apprenticeship you will work with fantastic teams to learn practical Horticulture techniques. You will carry out Grounds Maintenance on School sites, Country Parks, Country Estates as well as Public open green Spaces. The Horticulture grounds maintenance apprenticeship is the perfect stepping stone into the world of Lazy Lawn, Artificial Turf, hard/soft landscaping and grounds maintenance work. If successful in gaining this apprenticeship Chris Short will provide you with the practical skills, experience and background knowledge required to progress into a career in this field.
Training to be provided: Level 2 Horticulture Standard.
Skills required: Practical nature, already completed a Level 1 diploma would be an advantage, A passion about Horticulture, Understanding of the Horticulture industry, Self-motivated, Excellent Customer Service skills, Works Accurately, be able to work as part of a team. Experience of working in a customer service environment would be advantageous. Good communication skills, team working Keen interest/or knowledge of Horticultural skills
Personal qualities: Passionate about Horticulture, Well spoken, Polite, Pro Active person, Attention to detail, Ability to work under pressure, Good team player, enthusiastic, outgoing, willing to learn, committed to completing the apprenticeship, a good work ethic & hard working, Tenacious and motivated. Good attitude towards learning peers and clients is essential, adaptable
You will be required to work to the terms and conditions of your contract. You may be required to work early morning, late evenings and weekend on occasion.
Reality check:. It is important that you are willing wo work hard and attend work promptly. This is a very busy and high pressured role, therefore attitude and behaviour is a key element for the successful candidate. Respect and communication is KEY! You must be able to take instructions and act on them appropriately.